Abbreviation for Initial Coin Offering. A fund raising event, similar to an IPO, used by Crypto projects to raise capital to launch a new DApp or service. Coins/tokens are sold to the public in exchange for another currency.
The measure of how difficult it is for an asset can be purchased or sold without causing a drastic change in its price. An asset is illiquid when it cannot be easily bought or sold due to a lack of buyers or sellers in a market.
A record that cannot be changed. Immutability is an essential aspect of a blockchain. It allows users to trust that the data recorded in the blockchain cannot be altered.
Inflation is the measure of the overall growth in the money supply minus the growth in the total value of goods and services in an economy, or network.
Invisible Internet Project (I2P)
An anonymous network layer that allows for censorship-resistant, peer to peer communication. 2P is an anonymizing network that focuses on secure internal connections between users.
Abbreviation for Internet of Things. The system of interrelated computing devices and digital machines that can transfer data over a network without requiring human interaction. Potential solutions for managing the transfer of value and information on these networks involve creating blockchains for IoT.
Internet Protocol Address. A series of numbers and periods used to identify computers communicating through a network.
Abbreviation for Initial Public Offering. A fund raising event used by companies to raise capital. With an IPO, a company can sell shares to investors on public markets.